Tag Archives: Portsmouth High School

“No School Committee member can act on their own no matter what, per state law and our bylaws,” committee member Frederick W. Faerber III said in his prepared statement, referring to Chairman David Croston.

Portsmouth school chairman accused of abusing power

Portsmouth school chairman accused of abusing power

PORTSMOUTH — School Committee member Frederick W. Faerber III continued his public battle against Chairman David Croston at Tuesday night’s meeting, delivering a strongly worded statement accusing the chairman of consistently abusing his powers and meddling in administrators’ business. Mr. Faerber’s war of the words started last week when he e-mailed a statement to several news

This graphic from the Portsmouth Prevention Coalition’s latest substance abuse needs assessment survey shows the percentage of students who indicated they consumed alcohol in the past 30 days.

Portsmouth panelists tackle underage drinking

PORTSMOUTH — Underage alcohol use is on the rise in Portsmouth and social media is making it easier than ever for kids to find a drinking party, Portsmouth police representatives told a gathering at Town Hall Wednesday. The Portsmouth Prevention Coalition hosted the community discussion on underage drinking that was led by six panelists. Alcohol

Ashley MacMillian, a senior, took home a silver medal for her second-place throw in the javelin. Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Portsmouth athletes medal at state track championship

Members of the Portsmouth High School boys’ and girls’ track teams were tested at Saturday’s 2014 Rhode Island Interscholastic League Outdoor Track Championships, where two student-athletes took second-place finishes in their events. Ashley MacMillian, a senior, took home a silver medal for her second-place throw in the javelin where she reached a distance of 111

Flutist Caitlin Wirth performs with the PHS symphonic band at Faneuil Hall in Boston Saturday. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Gallery: Portsmouth High musicians invade Boston’s Freedom Trail

PORTSMOUTH — In their last public performance of the school year, members of the Portsmouth High School band and chorus traveled to Boston Saturday to visit a well-known stop on the Freedom Trail. The school’s chorus, concert and symphonic band played before hundreds of family members, friends, tourists and shoppers at Faneuil Hall. Getting there was

Portsmouth's Derek Lima dives back to the bag to avoid a pickoff at first base. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth downs Pilgrim, lives to play again (gallery)

PORTSMOUTH — You’ve never seen a coach so disappointed after his team won a playoff game by a seven-run margin. “I’m not happy,” said Portsmouth High School varsity baseball coach Ron Westmoreland following his team’s 11-4 win over Pilgrim High School at home Friday afternoon. The victory kept the Patriots alive in the Division 1 playoffs

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